George Town Street View: 23 Love Lane

A renovated and refurbished pre-war heritage mansion located in Love Lane that had been converted to a cosy little boutique hotel, which is also popular with tourists these days. The mansion itself is apparently unique for its 5 architectural periods, that are reflected by the Anglo Indian Bungalow, Indian Chinese Terrace, Straits Eclectic Building, 1920’s Jack Roof Annex Block and the Indian Shophouses.

The hotel’s website can be located here:

Penang Street Art (The Sleeping Dogs)

An art mural found at the wall of at U Hotel (Jalan Sungai Dua, Gelugor) featuring the work of Kenji Chai, a local Malaysian graffiti artist.

A Merry Christmas Tree @ Penang

Christmas Tree

A Christmas tree decoration at Olive Tree Hotel, Bayan Baru, Penang.

George Town Street View: Magazine Road on an Evening

The St. Giles Wembley hotel can be seen from this street view of Magazine Road in George Town.

George Town Street View: Eastern & Oriental Hotel

Eastern & Oriental Hotel

Chulia Street: Chulia Heritage Hotel


Chulia Heritage Hotel is another heritage mansion which is now restored as a hotel and is located at the heart of Chulia Street, George Town.

Facade of a Heritage Mansion

The front archway-entrance of Yeng Keng Hotel at Chulia Street, George Town. Yeng Keng Hotel is an old heritage mansion which was originally built in the 1800s, and is now restored and renovated as a boutique hotel.